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Lansing
11:51 pm
Mon February 6, 2012

Lansing city council delves into casino deal

An artist' conception of the proposed casino in downtown Lansing
(courtesy of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of chippewa Indians)

The Lansing city council has plenty of questions about a plan that could bring a quarter billion dollar casino project to downtown.   The council was briefed on the legal agreement Monday.    

An Upper Peninsula tribe and a developer have already signed off on a deal that outlines revenue sharing,  property transfers and other economic development issues.

But councilwoman Carol Wood says there are several issues that aren’t spelled out in the lengthy agreement.

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